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Friday, October 31, 2014
Our ambulance, 34-7, was
signed over to Haverford Township this morning after 63 years of
service to Havertown. No more ambulance runs after today. Some members
old and new came by for the last day. Past volunteer member Bob Passmore is holding pictures of some of the Cadillac ambulances from the 50's and 60's when he ran.
Some past volunteer Ambulance officers include Lou Bradfield (Lt &
Capt from the 70's) Sue Colflesh-Potter (Lt & Capt 80's and 90's)
and Jill Campbell (Lieut this decade). Chief Engineer Ron Hurlock who
also ran a lot of calls in his time. Jill Campbell, Boomer Maguire and Dan Connell are recent high runners.
Sunday, October 5, 2014
LLANERCH FIRE COMPANY'S OPEN HOUSE WILL BE THIS FRIDAY OCTOBER 10, 2014 FROM 6:30PM TIL 8:30PM AT THE FIRE HOUSE LOCATED AT 107 WEST CHESTER PIKE CORNER OF WEST CHESTER PIKE AND DARBY ROAD. THERE WILL BE FIRE TRUCKS ON DISPLAY, LEARN HOW TO USE A FIRE EXTINGUSHER, STOP-DROP AND ROLL AND MANY MORE DISPLAYS. FUN AND EDUCATIONAL FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY. SEE YOU FRIDAY NIGHT
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
we regret to announce the passing of William
H. Vance, 55 year member of Llanerch Fire Company. Bill started in 1959,
and through the years served in many positions, including Firefighter,
Engineer, Chief Engineer, Assistant Chief and President of the Board of
Directors. His can-do attitude was well known around the station and Havertown. Viewing and funeral information below-http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/delcotimes/obituary.aspx?n=william-h-vance&pid=172538564&fhid=28315
Saturday, August 30, 2014
between responses to "odor of gas" calls today, a crew took an engine
to Glen Arbor Rd for their block party. Kids and adults both toured the
truck, tried the hose and received helmets, fire prevention material,
and doo-dads. Fire Lt Jack Welsh made sure everyone left happy. Thanks
to those residents for inviting us (5 photos)
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Haverford Township had dozens of calls (you probably heard the house and truck sirens), 5 or 6 were in the Llanerch local. All were checked with meters and no problems found in the houses.from NBC10Saturday, Aug 30, 2014 • Updated at 10:37 PM EDT
PECO Energy Company has received hundreds of calls Saturday from
residents in Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties about a
gas odor in the area.
than 900 separate calls were placed to PECO between late morning and
9:30 p.m., according to officials for the energy company.
with the utility company and firefighters responded to the area, but
neither crew has detected gas -- indicating there are no leaks,
according to authorities.
may be a problem with their "system odorizers," which is a piece of
equipment that puts a smell into the naturally odorless gas, according
to information PECO provided Montgomery County officials.
It is unclear why residents are detecting the scent across such a large region, PECO officials said.
The investigation is continuing and authorities urge PECO customers to call 1-800-841-4141 if they smell gas.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
We'd like to welcome the newest member of the
LFC Family! Kelsey Marie Millison, born 7 lbs 7oz, 19.5 inches. FF JP
Millison, his wife Lauren, and big sister Peyton are all doing well and
excited to welcome Kelsey into the world! 16 more years and we'll be
fitting her for gear! Congratulations!
Saturday, August 2, 2014
Congratulations to firefighter Jack Welsh, Fire Lieutenant effective 7/29/2014.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
LETTER FROM THE RED CROSS:Thanks
for hosting a tremendous first American Red Cross blood drive!
The goal for the day was to have 20
pints of blood donated and the final results were the following:
45 people signed up in advance,
31 people actually registered to
give blood &
31 pints of blood were donated!
155% goal achievement! OUTSTANDING!!!
Since each pint donated can benefit
as many as three patients, approximately 93 local area patients may benefit from the generosity of
the donors that gave blood at Llanerch Fire Company on Tuesday, July 22,
2014. Please extend our sincere thanks to everyone who supported,
recruited, volunteered and for use of the space. We are greatly appreciative of
your efforts, especially since we just went on a media appeal due to the blood
shortage in our region.
If you need anything additional
don’t hesitate to ask and hopefully we can either make this an annual event of
bi-annual event the decision is yours, either way I look forward to working
with all of you again on future drive.
Jeanna Savage / Account Executive American Red Cross32% of the donors were LFC members or family. Great effort coordinated by Ass't Chief Leonard.
Monday, July 14, 2014
Firefighter/EMT Jack Welsh also has a gardening business. He donates many of the culled or leftovers he comes across. Station34 looking good this year with some dramatic Canna Lilies.
Friday, June 20, 2014 2:40 PM
Some of the best pictures from Wednesday's
fire were taken by the Main Line Time's Pete Bannan (a former Llanerch
Firefighter & Fire Officer). This link gets you to those pictures
and shows the effort needed when fighting a fire in such heat.
All the Haverford Fire Companies were needed, plus Springfield Fire
Company. Collingdale, Newtown Square and Highland Park, plus Marple EMS
helped cover the town while we were all on scene.There were many tired
firefighters, but none injured. http://www.mainlinemedianews.com/articles/2014/06/20/main_line_times/news/doc53a1f1514fcda166392162.txt
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